The US Treasury Department has slapped sanctions on a gambling empire hacked from the Laotian jungle which it said was involved in drug, human and wildlife trafficking and child prostitution.
Picture “grows dimmer” when combined with growth of amphetamine trade in Southeast Asia, says ominous UN drugs report
Three Burmese soldiers die in clashes with ethnic militias shortly after joint river patrols to protect Chinese cargo ships begin
Fatalities from flooding across Southeast Asia top 1,000 as 533 are confirmed dead in Thailand and Cambodia’s suffering continues
Mar 31, 2008 (AFP), When six Mekong country premiers meet in Laos from Sunday, China will be the elephant in the room, having lavished highways and sports stadiums on its[…]
Naing Ko Ko Jan 25, 2008 (DVB), ASEAN secretary-general Dr Surin Pitsuwan will need to overcome many obstacles if he is to reshape ASEAN's structure, principles and outlook to better[…]